Tim Robbins to Star in Upcoming Apple TV+ Dystopian Series 'Wool'

Tim Robbins is set to star in upcoming Apple TV+ dystopian drama series "Wool," reports Variety. Robbins will play the role of Bernard, who serves as head of IT for the Silo, and he will star alongside Rebecca Ferguson, who is set to play main character Juliette.

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"Wool" is based on the Hugh Howey novel of the same name. "Wool" is set in the distant future, where the post-apocalyptic earth has become toxic and unable to sustain life. People live in subterranean silos that extend 140 stories below the earth, with silo inhabitants subject to restrictive rules and regulations that they think are keeping them safe.

Tim Robbins has previously starred in "Mystic River," "Here and Now," "The Shawshank Redemption," and "Jacob's Ladder."

Casting for the rest of the series has not yet been announced at this time, and there is no word yet on when "Wool" will premiere on ‌Apple TV+‌.

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RedWing512 Avatar
33 months ago

"Wool" is based on the Hugh Howey novel of the same name. "Wool" is set in the distant future, where the post-apocalyptic earth has become toxic and unable to sustain life. People live in subterranean silos that extend 140 stories below the earth, with silo inhabitants subject to restrictive rules and regulations that they think are keeping them safe.
Sounds like real life to me.
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merkava Avatar
33 months ago
"inhabitants subject to restrictive rules and regulations that they think are keeping them safe"
I don't need a TV show for that.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macjonny1 Avatar
33 months ago
Anyone else surprised at the quality and amount of Apple TV productions? I'm consistently impressed, and I subscribe to Hulu, HBO, Netflix, Amazon, etc.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Reason077 Avatar
33 months ago

So the 100 but starting out underground? Yawn.

Does anyone have new ideas for dystopia. Anyone that starts with the earth become toxic puts me to sleep.
Wool is a bit more complicated than that. Without giving away any spoilers, the novels eventually cover the whole backstory of how the world ended up the way it is in the first place. Definitely worth a read IMO. Easily the best series in this genre that I've read in the past decade or so.
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McG2k1 Avatar
33 months ago

I think the series will be worth a try.

In what year will earth become post-apocalyptic, toxic, and unable to sustain life? I'd like to put it on my calendar, with at least a 10-minute warning.
We’ll have to ask ManBearPig.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
RalfTheDog Avatar
33 months ago
I loved / hated those books. I will admit to never having read the last one. Honestly all the stories were good, but the short story that started it was the best.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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